The Toolooa Indigenous Group Robotics (TIGeR) team is set to join the upcoming robotics competition in Rockhampton, Queensland in August this year.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has launched the Women in STEM Decadal Plan, which has found under-representation and under-utilisation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) poses a threat to the Australian economy. Australia has not yet made systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, according to the Australian … Continue reading Female representation in STEM to be pushed in the next decade
AusIMM board director René Sterk discusses the impact of the JORC Code, clears up some of its misconceptions and details the importance of education in this space.
Australian universities are to collaborate with major mining companies on a new government-funded training centre called the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ARC Training Centre).
Mining Education Australia (MEA) is an important part of the modern fabric of Australia’s tertiary mining education, supporting around 80–85 per cent of the current crop of mining graduates.
Rio Tinto has partnered with the Western Australian Government and South Metropolitan TAFE over the implementation of new automation courses, which are set to begin in WA-based TAFE colleges and high schools from 2019.
Attracting women to STEM careers is one issue, retaining them is another. And that does not seem to get the same level of attention.
Studies have shown a preponderance of engineers among terrorist ranks, especially when we look at the relatively recent scourge of Islamist terror the world is currently grappling with.
New technology is making remote mining and in-depth training a reality.
The latest edition of the World University Rankings has released its new findings based on university subjects and for the first time highlighted mining, showing which are the world’s top 100 mining schools.
ThoroughTec Simulation has been engaged by a diversified underground mining contractor operating throughout Australia and Asia Pacific to develop a training simulator for deployment in Indonesia
A research paper by UBS has predicted that a combination of automation and connectivity will see the competitive advantage of low labour cost countries shrink, but also lead to rising inequality.
The Office of the Chief Scientist has published the first national STEM Programme Index.
The University of Adelaide has opened a new copper and uranium research hub.
Greens head Richard Di Natale has called for a plan to levy coal miners for environmental rehabilitation and to support workers in retraining.
Queensland Resources Council has invited students of ecological management and rehabilitation to apply for two scholarships worth up to $35,000 per year.
RungePincockMinarco announces the release of its latest equipment simulation software for Original Equipment Manufacturers
Work has begun on Rio Tinto’s mining training centre being developed for the Yolngu people.
Twenty seven West Australian high school students are set to spend a week travelling across the state’s south west in a bid to learn more about the mining industry.
As more job roles become automated, Australia must prepare for the a shift in the workforce landscape.